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Windsurfer Oisin Van Gelderen Sets New Irish Speed Sailing title

7th April 2017
44.16 knots was achieved by Dubliner Oisin Van Gelderen yesterday 44.16 knots was achieved by Dubliner Oisin Van Gelderen yesterday

Oisin van Gelderen regained the Irish Speed Sailing title for windsurfing. The Dubliner achieved 44.16 knots in 77kph–winds yesterday following days of waiting for the correct conditions at the at the World Record Speed Challenge at Salin De Lapalme in Languedoc-Roussillon, France.

Van Gelderen's time has yet to be ratified by the World Speed Sailinng Record Council (WSSR) but he broke the late John Kenny's long standing record of 40.44 three times in the ideal conditions yesterday afternoon.

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